As reported Tim Cook is currently in Israel – most likely reason for there to inaugurate Apple’s new branch. The Wall Street Journal is in an article on why Apple increasingly shows interest in Israel and the intentions behind it. Generally applies Israel as one of the most important countries in the field of chip design.
Many large companies operate research facilities in Israel, including IBM and Intel, as well as Facebook, Amazon, Google – and Apple. Apple took over in early 2012 the memory manufacturer Anobit from Herzliya, where Apple’s new center is located. Also from Israel comes PrimeSense, a specialist in movement control, Apple bought up the end of 2013 for nearly $ 400 million.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Apple increased the Israeli team enormously in recent years, especially for the development center in Haifa. As a Texas Instruments gave up a development center in the penultimate year, Apple won numerous engineers for themselves. The new branch will also be devoted to the chip development. The chairman of the Israel Semiconductor Club emphasizes that Apple in this way will always be better possible to make an independent third party. Since 2012, Apple developed the A-processors are no longer together with Samsung, but takes a lot of the adaptation itself.
According to Tim Cook Apple currently employs 700 employees in Israel, the new development center is expected to double the value at least. Document current vacancies that Apple has a great need for more engineers in Israel and a variety of hardware and software specialists for chip development, testing, manufacturing, and materials studied.